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Breakingviews: JPMorgan hammers another nail in VaR coffin
May 14 - JPMorgan's $2 billion loss may have dealt a fatal blow to Value-at-Risk. Breakingviews' Robert Cole assesses whether the alternatives are any better.
A new "University Course" looks at food from professional and academic perspectives.
The Golden Gate Bridge: From U.S. History to Physics
Our goal was to create a unit that explores all aspects of the construction of the Golden Gate Bridge from its conception to the present. The unit explores such things as first-hand stories from the men who devoted years of their lives to the bridge, and the science that has made the bridge such an enduring part of the Pacific Coastline. Students will perform research online as well as study articles written when the bridge was built. They will read about the engineers who are seismically retrof
Otis Visiting Designer Jens Gehlhaar
Otis Communication Arts Department presents a lecture by Visiting Designer Jens Gehlhaar. Jens Gehlhaar (MFA 97) teaches upper-level typography and dynamic typography at Art Center College of Design. He works as a film director, creative director, commercial artist and type designer. He has been an art director and graphic designer at ReVerb, Wieden + Kennedy, Fuel-Razorfish and Imaginary Forces. He has won awards from the Type Directors Club, the Art Directors Club and the Broadcast Designer
Theologians in Conversation: Is Religion Devisive
Alan Ford and Thomas O'Loughlin, both professors in Nottingham, discuss, how and why religion is so often involved in ethnic divisions, situations of communal violence, and the politics of identity
The Punctuated Equilibrium of Social Progress
UC Berkeley Energy and Resources Group 19th Annual Lecture on Energy and the Environment The Punctuated Equilibrium of Social Progress Joan Blades, Co-Founder and President of the Board of Directors of MomsRising.org, Co-Founder of MoveOn.org, and Co-Creator of Living Room Conversations http://erg.berkeley.edu
Monetos : Internationale en financiële informatiebron Op de website van Monetos kun je informatie vinden over verzekeringen, financieringen, investeringen en pensioen. Deze informatie is onafhankelijk, wat betekent dat er enkel informatie wordt gegeven, zonder concrete firma's erin …
Op de website van Monetos kun je informatie vinden over verzekeringen, financieringen, investeringen en pensioen.
Deze informatie is onafhankelijk, wat betekent dat er enkel informatie wordt gegeven, zonder concrete firma's erin …
Belgisch-Congo : Werkbundel Leerlingen lezen informatie over Belgisch-Congo en lossen dan in groep een aantal vraagjes op.
Leerlingen lezen informatie over Belgisch-Congo en lossen dan in groep een aantal vraagjes op.
Stephan T. Lavavej: Core C++, 1 of n | Going Deep Stephan T. Lavavej, aka STL, is back on C9! This time, STL will take us on a journey of discovery within the exciting world of Core C++. We know lots of folks are either coming back to C++, coming to C++, or have never left C++. This lecture series, in n parts, is for all of you! Only STL can make that work (novice, intermediate, and advanced all bundled together and presented in a way only STL can do.)
Stephan T. Lavavej, aka STL, is back on C9! This time, STL will take us on a journey of discovery within the exciting world of Core C++. We know lots of folks are either coming back to C++, coming to C++, or have never left C++. This lecture series, in n parts, is for all of you! Only STL can make that work (novice, intermediate, and advanced all bundled together and presented in a way only STL can do.)
"Do You Know the Vowels?" Song (Long and Short Vowels)
This cute animated video will introduce the vowels to the early learner (a, e, i, o, u). There is an advertisement at the beginning and end for First Step Reading. This is a great resource for the elementary classroom. (2:35)
Starfish Climbing Wall
This video has good imaging and content. It's neat to see how many "legs" they have if you've never seen one up close before. (1:01)
2012 Management Accounting Research Group (MARG) Conference - PM [Audio]
Speaker(s): Andrea Dossi, Josep Bisbe, Andrea Dossi, Ian Herbert, Robert Hodgkinson, Michael Bromwich, Phillie Karkaria | Editor's note: Unfortunately the last few minutes are missing from the recording of the afternoon session. The 33rd annual MARG Conference took place on 22 March 2012. The theme for the 2012 conference was 'Management Accounting Leadership: Global Challenges - Local Responses.' Morning Session - Robert Hodgkinson and Kirstin Gillon (ICAEW), The Finance Function and Informatio
Genesis: the origins of humanity [Audio]
Speaker(s): Professor Ruth Mace, Professor Catherine Rowett, Professor Volker Sommer | What does it mean to be human? What are the origins of humanity, and what distinguishes us from non-human animals? Ruth Mace is professor of evolutionary anthropology at University College London. Catherine Rowett is professor of philosophy at the University of East Anglia. Volker Sommer is professor of evolutionary anthropology at University College London.
The Politics of Squares [Audio]
Speaker(s): Professor Helmut K Anheier, Professor Mary Kaldor, Ahmed Naguib, Laurie Penny | As part of the launch of the tenth anniversary edition of the Global Civil Society yearbook, two of the founding editors will discuss the radicalisation of civil society with Ahmed Naguib and Laurie Penny, and ask what is new about the current politics of squares. Helmut K Anheier is dean at the Hertie School of Governance, Berlin, and one of the founding editors of the Global Civil Society yearbook. Mary
Finance and the Good Society [Audio]
Speaker(s): Professor Robert Shiller | The reputation of the financial industry could hardly be worse than it is today with the ongoing financial crisis. Robert Shiller is no apologist for the sins of finance--he is probably the only person to have predicted both the stock market bubble of 2000 and the real estate bubble that led up to the subprime mortgage meltdown. However in his new book, he argues that, rather than condemning finance, we need to reclaim it for the common good. He makes a pow
Missing Link in Carbon Sink found in Northern Forests: 3 Years of Biosphere Data, North America focu
Using the Biosphere SeaWiFS Globe to help visualize the Carbon Sink Release.
Performance Measurement: Where to start
Professor Mike Bourne discusses how to begin the process of implementing a balanced scorecard or performance measurement system.